Fort Smith RCMP searching for missing man

Frank Gruben was last seen on May 5

Fort Smith RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person.

Frank Gruben, 30, was last seen on May 5. He is described as being a six-foot-one, 176-pound Inuit man with black hair and brown eyes.

Earlier this week on social media, friends and family issued pleas for Gruben to be found.

Anyone with information to share on Gruben’s disappearance is asked to call Fort Smith RCMP at 867-872-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or

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